Middle East Now

Festival 2013

44 title among feature films, documentaries, shorts and animations. Titles that normally are not distributed in Italy, selected among the most acclaimed productions by the audience at international festivals. The program is expanding this year to include cinema from North Africaand Morocco in particular, as guest country. New at this edition also the “Focus Afghanistan Inside Out”, dedicated to a country in the spotlight whose future is still to be written; the special section on Israel and Palestine; plus a great attention to Syria, with a selection of films that tell more of this country beyond all the news. And then film, doc and short films from Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt, Yemen, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain…